“Green Festival ~ A Mingling of Art, Eco-Justice and Spirituality featuring Carrie Newcomer”

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Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022 – Free Activities start 3 pm. Carrie Newcomer with Gary Walters in Concert 6 pm. $20 Adult; $10 Children 6-18. Purchase online via Event Brite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/377028651847

Concert proceeds benefit Victory College Prep. Imagine kids gardening, raising chickens & learning in an outdoor space that  encourages problem-solving. Ticket sale will fund a unique Pergola as part of the Victory College Prep Climate Controlled      Garden Project through Earth Charter IN, https://indythrivingschools.com/green-festival-fundraiser

Festival at Sacred Earth of Cumberland, Cumberland First Baptist Church, 116 S. Muessing Street, Cumberland, IN 46229. For people who want to do good things for the environment & need some inspiration!

Experience a Labyrinth walk & learn about this contemplative practice with Rev. Dr. Cam Holzer, BCC, ACPE Certified Educator, Clinical Pastoral Educator, University of Kentucky HealthCare

Bee Keeping with Tim Caldwell. Veganism with Taria & Derrick Slack, Black Leaf Vegan. Their food truck will be at the event!

ArchIndy Creation Care Commission – Learn about “Plarning” knitting single use plastic bags into mats for people experiencing homelessness. 

  Mission encourages and fosters the care for God’s creation as a way of life and a core principle of Catholic faith, and to minimize the Archdiocese’s impact on the environment.

Hoosier Environmental Council – Test your knowledge of Indiana environmental facts! Trivia game for adults and kids. 

  Indiana’s largest education and advocacy organization.

IU Environmental Resilience Institute – Climate Solutions Trivia. 

  This IU institute brings together a broad coalition of government, business, nonprofit, and community leaders to help Indiana better prepare for the challenges of environmental change.

Indianapolis Office of Sustainability –  Info on recycling, electric vehicles, air quality, storm water, litter pickup, and ways to get involved with the city’s resilience action plan.

  This city agency uses best practices in sustainability to enhance the quality of life for all residents in Indianapolis and Marion County.

New Community Project –  Info about world partnerships. Cat litter bucket panniers.

  Affiliated with the Church of the Brethren. Turning the world upside down – focuses are earth care, climate change impact on poor, sustainable living, fair trade, economic development.

Solar United Neighbors – hands on solar activities: 1) A portable solar panel that can be used for cell phone charging 2) A smaller portable solar panel that powers a small, safe computer fan 3) Solar-theme coloring and word search pages for kids.

   National nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people go solar, join together, and fight for their energy rights.

Washington Park Cemetery Association – Green Burials spokesperson to explain and answer questions about environmentally sustainable options to conventional burial.  

  Kessler Woods at Washington Park North Cemetery and Funeral Center, Flanner Buchanan 

Check for festival updates on Facebook – Cumberland First Baptist Church@CumberlandFirstBaptistChurch and Cumberland Arts@CumberlandArtsInc

Free parking in Cumberland First Baptist Church parking lot or find a spot on the street.

Thank you to our Sponsors – Jennie Beth & Bob Baker, Flanner Buchanan, Mundell & Associates, Inc.